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The 7 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Launching an Ecommerce Startup
Ecommerce

The 7 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Launching an Ecommerce Startup

Ecommerce can be a gold mine for entrepreneurs – if done correctly. Make sure you avoid these major blunders when launching your online-retail shop.
3 Tools Ecommerce Retailers Can Use to Boost Efficiency
Retail Businesses

3 Tools Ecommerce Retailers Can Use to Boost Efficiency

Online sellers, particularly those on eBay, can benefit from the convenience of tapping a mobile device.
Marsha Collier
The Retail Giants That Disappeared
Retail Businesses

The Retail Giants That Disappeared

From Circuit City to KB Toys, a look at the popular stores that went bust over the last 25 years.
Courtney Reagan
4 Sturdy Pillars of Data for Growing Your Small Retail Business
Data Analysis

4 Sturdy Pillars of Data for Growing Your Small Retail Business

Data you routinely collect, when properly analyzed, will guide you to better sales and happier customers.
The 25 Most Innovative Consumer and Retail Brands
Innovation

The 25 Most Innovative Consumer and Retail Brands

Investment marketplace CircleUp picks companies that are pioneering new categories and re-imagining new industries.
Ryan Caldbeck
Start Preparing Your Business for the Generation After Millennials
Marketing

Start Preparing Your Business for the Generation After Millennials

The newest crop of consumers will be incredibly brand fickle. Can you appeal to them over your competitors?
Peter Gasca
No Longer Hawkers, Modern Street Teams Can Help Build Your Online Presence
Building Your Online Presence

No Longer Hawkers, Modern Street Teams Can Help Build Your Online Presence

There's nothing like a real live person to greet and assist customers upon arrival to your location.
Micah Johnson
How You, the Local Business Owner, Can Take on Amazon
Growing a Business

How You, the Local Business Owner, Can Take on Amazon

You can slay the online giant (somewhat) -- by doing these eight things consistently.
Gene Marks
Franchise Players: From Selling Clothes Out of a Basement to Opening a Brick-and-Mortar Store
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: From Selling Clothes Out of a Basement to Opening a Brick-and-Mortar Store

In just a few months, these boutique franchisees' business was far too big for a basement.
Kate Taylor
Twitter Testing a Feature That Lets Users Buy Items Without Leaving Twitter
Online Shopping

Twitter Testing a Feature That Lets Users Buy Items Without Leaving Twitter

An embedded 'Buy Now' could be Twitter's first step towards letting merchants accept mobile payments directly through the shorthand blogging service.
Benjamin Kabin
Some Bare Truths About Native Advertising
Advertising

Some Bare Truths About Native Advertising

Marketers need to look beyond the buzz and hype and take better advantage of this sponsored format.
Jeff Fagel
Forget Customer Service, Think Customer Wowing
Customer Service

Forget Customer Service, Think Customer Wowing

If you want to create life-long clients, you need to impress people right from the start.
Adam Callinan
6 Tips for Keeping Your Store Relevant to Online Shoppers
Retail Businesses

6 Tips for Keeping Your Store Relevant to Online Shoppers

If customers are finding what they need in your store just to buy it online, it's time to update your retail strategy.
George Deeb
Innovation

Who Are the 25 Most Innovative Consumer Companies?

Investor crowdfunding site CircleUp seeks nominations for its list by July.
Ryan Caldbeck